Reviews

Healthy Treats Your Dog Will Flip For (Or at Least Roll Over For)

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Here's a fun fact: Whenever new products arrive here at FBG HQ, they typically go into a special section of my office and await being scheduled for a review or feature of some kind. Now, this "special section" is merely a designated bin that is usually spilling over with fit goodies. Some of them …
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YaffBar: A Snack for You and Your Pup on the Go!

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We humans are awfully close with our pets. We work out together, we sleep together, we vacation together, and, yes, now we can snack together! That's right, YaffBar was designed for you to share --- with your dog. Made from all-natural ingredients, YaffBars have protein and fiber --- and …
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7 Purr-fectly Awesome Cat Books

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Cats are hilarious. And crazy. And loving. And sweet. And fluffy. Sometimes they might be trying to kill you. Other times, they might just teach you about the meaning of life. So for today's special Fit Bottomed Pets Week post, we thought it would be fun share seven of our favorite cat books. …
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Are You Using the Wrong Razor? Find Your Perfect Match!

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The following is a post sponsored by Gillette Venus. For our sponsored post policy, click here. I have sensitive skin. Like, really sensitive skin. And turns out, I'm not alone. According to a survey by Gillette Venus, 60 percent of women feel like their sensitive skin is getting in the way of a …
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Compress Don’t Regress: Tish’s Take on the FBG Retreat

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Compression socks became kind of my theme for the FBG retreat, so my overall thoughts on the week center around all things recovery --- both physical and mental. There's just nothing like the joy of healing I tell ya! A little back story: The night before I left for Kansas City, Kathy from Marvy …
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An Ironman Wedding and Fashion-Forward Tri Gear: Melissa Moo Harkins of MooMotion

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Yesterday, I shared my thoughts on a cool new line of triathlon apparel for women: MooMotion. Now, as neat as the line is (and it's definitely worth checking out), I have to say I was just as taken with its creator, Melissa Moo Harkins. Heck, just a few lines into her bio, you learn that she …
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MooMotion: Functional Fitness Fashion for Ladies Who Tri

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Triathlon gear can be tricky. I mean, whatever you wear has to work for swimming, cycling and running, plus, you know, it should fit well and, ideally, look good. And if you're like me, you have another component to add --- you want a bright color that stands out so anyone who came to the race to …
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Review: The 21-Day Sugar Detox by Diane Sanfilippo

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I don’t know about all of  you, but lately I've noticed so many articles in the media about the dangers of a high-sugar diet, including the recent news by JAMA Internal Medicine that states that people who get more than 25 percent of their total calories from sugar have three times the risk of dying …
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6 Online Fitness Tools We Love

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This post about a few of our favorite online fitness tools originally appeared on April 10, 2009. We're republishing it today because we still get asked this question all the time and just had to share it again! We have a long and growing list of our favorite online fitness tools. Lucky for you, …
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Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle: Advice from a Professional Bodybuilder

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Tom Venuto and I go way back. Not that he’d know me from Adam; it’s just that I bought his original Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle e-book back in 2003. Dog-eared and highlighted to death, my downloadable version has seen better years, hence I was first in-line to snag an updated and newly available …
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